Book Title: The Companion for the First Year at City Tech
Book Description: Let The Companion be your guide as you navigate your first year as a student at City Tech. Our chapters take you step-by-step through everything you need to know to not only survive but thrive as a college student, including info about our campus, tips from successful students, and exercises and activities that will help you plan your budget, manage your time, and maximize your learning.
The chapters in The Companion are organized to help students navigate the first year at City Tech. Chapter 1 provides information that is useful at any time but ideal to read before the first semester starts: From registering for classes, to finding their way around campus, to understanding the college grading system and figuring out how to pay for college, this chapter helps students hit the ground running. Chapter 2 offers practical advice about setting up a productive college routine, beginning with the very first week of classes. Chapter 3 takes a deeper dive into effective learning strategies. Chapter 4 explores college life beyond the classroom, encouraging students to take advantage of opportunities on campus. Finally, Chapter 5 offers a roadmap to the second half of the semester, discussing what to expect from midterms to registration for next semester’s classes to final exams.
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